Sneha V Kanitkar
Patent Attorney & IP Management consultant
Only recently, I was a Senior Technology transfer associate with CSIR-Tech Pvt Ltd, the Technology commercialization arm of CSIR India wherein I focused on evaluating commercialization potential of inventions, identifying scientific capabilities, technology mining & Business Development.
I have provided voluntary leadership to an IP Facilitation center & have experience interacting closely with more than 100 innovators to help secure IPRs like Trademarks, patents, copyright, designs etc for building strategic assets for the businesses. I have also worked voluntarily at Venture Center – the Tech Business Incubator of NCL. My earlier experience includes helping managing IP portfolio in the NCL Innovations group of CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory as a Scientist Fellow. I have been awarded with Director’s commendation award (NCL) & CSIR Technology Award (for technology marketing and business development) during my tenure at NCL Innovations.
A registered Patent Attorney, I am an alumnus of the National Law School, Bangalore with dual specialization in Intellectual Property & Corporate laws. I have a Bachelors’ degree in Pharmacy & a Master’s degree in Business Law. I am also an IP Facilitator under Govt of India’s Start-up IP Protection (SIPP) scheme.